Johan is a seasoned tour host born in South Africa. Johan and his family immigrated to Canada in January of 2003.
His tour host experience started back in 1994, while still living in Africa taking his first group to Egypt.
He started travelling with Rostad in 2004 co-hosting a Rostad tour to South Africa. Since then he has hosted numerous Rostad trips which took him to the Bible Lands, back to South Africa and Namibia twice, China, Turkey and Greece, back for an Egypt only trip, the 2010 Europe and Passion Play, the delightful Dalmatian Discovery in 2012, New Zealand and Australia in 2013 and Peru and the Galapagos Islands in 2015. Johan co-hosted a trip back to South Africa and Botswana and a visit to the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe 2016.
May 9th 2017 Johan will be leaving for a 17 day tour to Spain and Portugal and a trip is currently being promoted for Indochina - Vietnam & Cambodia in January 2018.
He has travelling friends all across Canada that enjoy signing up to experience new destinations. His travel friends experience him as a fun and a caring tour host that loves to interact with the group and individuals.
Each year new friendships are established as new people sign up for his tours. Johan has been in full time ministry since 1983 and at age 60 he believes there is not enough time to explore our wonderful natural world and all the different life enriching cultures.
He currently serves as lead pastor at Knox Presbyterian Church in Guelph, Ontario.